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be appointed attorney general by president george w. bush. in february 2001, in his first joint address to congress, president george w. bush said that racial profiling is, quote, wrong, and we will end it in america. end of quote. we take the title of today's hearing from the promise president bush made that night 11 years ago. in june, 2001, our former colleague, senator russ fine fwoe gold of wisconsin, held the senate's second and most recent hearing on racial profiling. i was there. there was bipartisan agreement about the need to end racial profiling. then came 9/11. in the national trauma that followed, civil liberties came face to face with national security. arab americans, american muslims, south asian americans faced national origin and religious profiling. to take one example, the special registration program targeted arab and muslim visitors, requiring them to promptly register with the ins or face deportation. at the time, i called for the program to be terminated. there were serious doubts if it would help us in any way to combat terrorism. terrorism experts have since co
political disaster. without roberts, a george w. bush appointee himself, the landmark obama accomplishment would have been struck down by the court's conservatives. and the president's opponents would have been handed a battering ram for the coming campaign. any observer could see that a weight had been lifted off the president's shoulders. >> whatever the politics, today's decision was a victory for people all over this country whose lives will be more secure because of this law and the supreme court's decision to uphold it. >> what an unusual pairing. barack obama, the liberal president, progressive president, and chief justice john roberts. they will be joined together in history. >> yeah. and i think you couldn't see this coming. because if you go back to the oral argument, it sure did seem like a majority. court was not prepared to uphold the law. and now we know why. because a majority. court also said that the government's central theory, which you could do this under the commerce clause, was not constitutional. instead, it was the government's fallback that satched the day. and dur
will be rid of george w. bush are what get this economy going again. our first black president. hope and change was his way of ringing optimism to his site, to his ideology. we all know it is a sick ideology really destroying the country, but he was able to sell it because he did it with a smile and a dead as a happy idea what this cause. you can never do at this time. his record is so bad is going to run a campaign against governor romney because he has no choice and is going to be cometely 100% negative. this gives governor romney and all abuzz a huge opening to be the happy warriors. we've got to understand happy warriors believed that america can be saved and that is worth saving and we can do the mission must have an it's going to be hard. i read about in this book is going to be hard and require sacrifice because the kooks will not go down without a fight. we have to persevere and it will be painful and branching. look at what is happening in western europe after decades of socialism. it is wrenching and it will be wrenching here. the key to the happy warrior is to understand t
in the george w. bush administration. cheney, rumsfeld and colin powell and richard r. medish who had risen with them in sight of the republican party. despite all the differences among the members of the previous administration, they shared some common traits and beliefs. all of them had backgrounds in the military or in the pentagon and this was true of the secretary of state who had been the chairman of that joint chiefs of staff. richard r. medish as it was of cheney and rumsfeld. it's rare to have an administration with the former secretary of defense. and they also shared some common beliefs. america was unquestionably a force for good in the world. a military power was of supreme importance and in fact the disagreements among them were halgand win force should be used for the united states should be saved for the big war were used for house it was in iraq. immediately after obama's election in 2008i decided i wanted to take a look at the democrats over the same time period. many of my books have covered the same time period from the 60's through the present day. and i kind of come ac
operative who worked in the george w. bush white house saying that rush limbaugh is a feared power broker throughout the republican party. mighty rush limbaugh was so upset of the fact of sandra speaking truth to power that he decided he was going to take her down. he claimed that her advocacy for contraception coverage made her a slut and a prostitute. he said she was having so much sex that she needs a whole lot of contraception and she wants other people to pay for it. think about that. mighty rush limbaugh doesn't seem to understand the birth control pill is not like viagra. you don't take a birth control pill just before having sex like, oh, never mind. sandra fluke was not cowed by limbaugh's relentless defamatory character assassination. in fact, just the opposite happened. women and men around the country were disgusted by limbaugh and in short order he lost nearly 100% of his national advertisers. so, please, all of you join me in honoring this amazing champion, this role model, now 2012 woman of courage. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you so much for that very warm and lively
. chief justice john roberts, who was appointed by president george w. bush to lead this court in a more conservative direction initially was poised to strike down the key part of the health care law. but then he changed his mind and the outcome of this entire case. after oral arguments in the landmark case, sources tell cbs news roberts agreed with the court's four conservative justices that the heart of the law, the individual mandate that requires all americans to buy health insurance, was unconstitutional. but as roberts set out to write the court's majority opinion-- according to two sources with specific knowledge of the deliberations-- his views began to change. he forged an alliance with the court's four liberal justices and crafted a decision upholding the law under congress's power to levy taxes. that argument had gotten little attention and was uniformly rejected in the lower court. roberts then withstood a month-long desperate campaign by the conservatives led by justice anthony kennedy to bring him back. but roberts did not budge. on the last day of the court's term, after r
added in my opening statement comments made by president george w. bush after 9/11 which i thought were solid statements of constitutional principle. particularly when it came to those of the muslim faith, that our war is not against this islamic religion, but against those who would corrupt it, distort it, and misuse it in the name of terrorism. and i thank you for your test knownmy. >> thank you, sir. >> congresswoman judy chu represents the 32nd district of california. since 2009. she was the first chinese-american woman ever elected to congress. she chairs the congressional asian-pacific american caucus. formally she served in the california state assembly. we're honored that you're here today. please proceed. >> thank you, senator. as chair of the congressional asian pacific american caucus, i'm grateful for the opportunity to speak here today about ending racial profiling in america. asian-americans and pacific islanders like other minority communities have felt the significant effect of racial profiling throughout american history. from the chinese exclusion act, to the japanese-
that has our country in a strangle hold. >> let me add a couple additional things. when george w. bush was president, he was going overseas on a trip somewhere i don't remember what about or where he was going. there's a column list who wrote a column about the president going overseas. what he said was that for the next period, however long it was, the president was going to step out of his role as head of government to be functioning instead in his other role as head of state. so i was teaching at the time. i asked my students what jumps out at you about that. i got the answers i might expect. if he's going to be functioning not wearing his one hat where he's head of government, but his other hat as head of state, he'll be talking to people about basing rights, flyover rights, trade agreements and so forth. and i said, no. that's not the answer. the president's not the head of government. we don't have a head of government in america. we have three separate independent equal branchs of government. in fact, most of the major powers of government whether it's going to war or raising ta
? >> reporter: 20 years ago, incumbent president george h.w. bush apologized after referring to the clinton-gore ticket as the two bozos. he told me he was conjuring the voice of democrats who don't take romney serious enough and added he regards romney as formidable candidate. >> john: there was an unusual fundraising pitch by the president today. what can you tell us about that? >> reporter: he was aboard air force one friday night returning to the capital. he used a special phone that the campaign pays for to speak to group of prior donors. the truth is that the early money is more valuable than late money the president told the donors. it's fair to say if we wait to the last minute we could be in for a rude surprise. "i have gray hair," he added. "people are disappointed because they had a vision of change happening immediately and turns out it's hard." one of the callers recorded the conversation. >> john: we are hearing about travel arrangements for romney? >> he was slated to attend the summer olympics in london. we have confirmed that he plans to visit israel this summer for the sec
it earlier like mark levin asking whether george w. bush managed to nominate someone who is much more liberal than the conservative supporters believed. megyn: in the wake of last week's healthcare decision america's psychiatrist dr. keith ablow is calling the president's law a virus that could actually wind up making people sick, at least in their mindset. dr. ablow joins me now. in addition to being a psychiatrist he's a member of our fox news medical a team. rel come back to the praopl. i thought your column was interesting. you talked about how there are obviously going to be economic costs to this law but you believe they pale in comparison to the cost to the american mindset. how so? >> absolutely. megyn, money is a metaphor. when you start acting, when the government begins to act as parent to its citizens as children, and says, we are going to earmark your after-tax dollars. i know this has been called a tax, but it's earmarking the money you take home, that you must spend it on certain things, that means literally that you don't know whether any of your money is really yours. today i
these numbers and phenomenon? >> not really. he does well among democrats just like george w. bush did among republicans but he's long since lost the republicans. >> scott. thank you very much. >>> thank you. >>> moving jobs out as high taxes move in. why lawmakers in our nation's capital should pay close attention to what's going on in the big apple. . with better car replacement, if your car is totaled, we give you the mone for a car one model year newer. liberty mutual auto insurance. >> neil: you think high taxes don't drive away jobs? look what's happening to thousands of wall street jobs. they're leaving new york fast. tom is a c.e.o. just down on wall street and says lawmakers everywhere better learn. you reported this before, seen it firsthand, that a lot of midlevel type positions are losing the city. >> this is a less to washington state and local governments. people out there won't spend money they don't have to stay in a state that costs too much and the burden is on the company of staying if business or going out of business so they go to low-cost areas where they can afford to
president george w. bush and first lady laura bush starting off the second day in zambia at church. they went right to work after the service painting the inside of the health center they're renovating, the center will diagnose and treat women for cervical cancer and coffee to fight skin cancer? a study by researchers at brigham and women's hospital found out of 113,000 people, those who drank three or more cups a day had a 20% lower risk of the most common type of skin cancer. they believe that caffeine might kill off damaged skin cells. brian? >> all right, lie about being a police officer? you probably are going to go to jail. but lie about being a soldier? and the supreme court says that's ok. that's just free speech. so what about the soldiers who fight for our country think about that? joing is one of those guys who serves in the u.s. army national guard. so pete, it's ok for people to say i was in the army. i had two or three tours. i missed a few i.e.d.'s by a millimeter and that's now ok, correct? >> well, it's never ok and you talk to any vet across the board and when t
very much and i'm sorry for the idiot over there. take care. >> oh, it's a big job for the george w. bush presidential center dallasnews.com reporting that workers have the tedious task of sorting and archiving 200 million e-mails. the e-mails are in a secure location. one with the space to hold the 600 million printed pages of material. >>> loretta sanchez and her staffers mix a little fun with their workday throwing together a spoof of the harvard baseball team's "call me maybe" parody with one of their own. take a look. ♪ it's hard to look right at you baby ♪ ♪ but here's my number so call me maybe ♪ ♪ hey, i just met you and this is crazy ♪ ♪ here's my number so call me maybe ♪ ♪ and all the other boys try to chase me ♪ ♪ here's my number so call me maybe ♪ [ male announcer ] eligible for medicare? that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare su
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people in our country, as was the case under president george w. bush, that that did not create jobs, it just increased the deficit, took us to the brink of a recession, and that's not the way to go. but that's the same that the republicans are presenting now. the president is talking about growth. he's talking about fiscal responsibility. we need revenue. we need cuts. we need growth to create jobs. and i have every confidence that the president out there -- he already has made a tremendous difference. but you cannot assume that the public knows when there's this barrage of endless money. that's why i say money has to be taken out -- endless money making misrepresentations on the campaign trail. >> high drama this week with the contempt vote for the attorney general. you and others have walked out as this vote was taking place. >> yeah. >> you actually suggested there's some conspiracy among republicans because he's challenging some of the voting rights act laws around the country that they went after him on the contempt vote. what do you have as a fact? >> i don't say it's a conspi
but he's never going to make george w. bush's numbers among latinos. it's really doubtful whether he'll make john mccain's numbers among latinos and that's the really hard deficit for him to make up. same with young voters. it's not whether they show up or not. it's the margin of victory for obama. at the moment, it looks like it will be a blowout with young people and with latinos. i don't know what's going to change that. >> i'm just surprised how anemic the effort has been on the side of the romney campaign understanding how much ground they have to make up. but of course, there are months left until november. maybe there will be something huge we just don't know about. >>> after the break, we the people or me the people? kevin bleyer is out with a new book suggesting some dramatic rewrites to the u.s. constitution. he's coming up next on "now." you have to scrub it first. no you don't. yes, you do! don't! do! whoa, kitchen counselor here. see cascade complete pacs work like micro-scrubbing brushes to help power away tough foods even in corners and edges. hmm! cascade. love it or
a number of senior positions in the justice department during the reagan and george h.w. bush administrations, including assistant deputy attorney general in the civil rights division and deputy assistant attorney general in the environment and natural resources division, attorney general in the office of legal policy. he was a graduate of yale university law school. thank you for being here, sir. please proceed. if you would, turn your microphone on. it's in that box in front of you there. >> thank you very much, senator durbin, for inviting me here today. i'm delighted to be here. let me just summarize briefly my written statement. the first point i make is that care has to be taken in defining the term "racial profiling." and in particular, i think that it's important to bear in mind that racial profiling is disparate treatment on the basis of race. good police activities that happen to have a disparate impact on the basis of race are not racial profiling. the second point i make is that the amount of racial profiling that occurs is frequently exaggerated and that care need
toss. >>> george w. bush's presidential library is beginning the monumental task of sorting through 200 million e-mails from the first complete presidency in the internet age. experts warn that could take up to a thousand years to properly archive every last e-mail from >>> this national weather report sponsored by cit. thank you cards. >>> army sergeant robert bails is charged with killing 16 civilians in afghanistan. his wife says he would never do that. this morning, we'll ask what she's hearing from her husband in her first live tv interview. >>> sources say al qaeda has a plan to blow up an american jetliner in mid-flight maybe before the olympics. they believe the bomber is a norwegian man who could be hard to catch. john miller looks at the effort to find him ahead on "cbs this morning." >>> this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by hershey's. hershey's makes it asa more. you make it special. that brings people together. hershey's makes it a s'more... you make it special. pure hershey's. mid grade dark roast forest fresh full tank brain freeze cake donettes rolling hot dogs
dallas morning news" says there's a daunting challenge ahead for the george w. bush presidential center as it attempts to archive its first administration entirely from the internet era. staffers that have the job of sorting through ç200 million emails some which will be made available to the public. >> you don't think about that. >> a lot of smu grad students who can do that. >> but not only that the internet, ten years. >> "new york times" the youth movement that rallied around president obama in 2008 may not thereabout this time around. according to the "times," first file voters are less enthusiastic about getting him re-elected and more likely four years ago to i've themselves as conservative because they i've themselves as unemployed. >> the 18 to 24, the people like alex wagner, they are more conservative. 25 to 30s are more like me. >> the door in the floor will open up. >> here's one mica would have picked from the "times." soda makers are pushing back in new york. lobbyists from coca-cola and other companies are beginning an grief campaign to fight the city's restrictions on
articulate. so -- you know, on it and it is just ridiculous. especially after george w. bush. >> john: i was doing fox and friends and gretchen carlson threw that at me. what about the teleprompter? i said you just had a president who couldn't speak without drooling unless he had a teleprompter and i was not invited back into the studio for a very long time. >> that's the only way to be on fox and friends is to say something that won't you get invited back. >> john: there are nice people at fox news. a lot of people that work there and they realize they've made a pact with satan and kissed the cloven hoof. you can tell when he's not using prompter because every person uses word fillers. for the president, it is um. >> tony? >> it drives me nuts. one thing you know when he's not reading the prompter, he'll go uh um. >> john: mrs. clinton is a big you know. i used to watch her on c-span. george bush when not on prompter, his line was duh duh. >> wasn't there some speculation in one of the debates in 2004 he actually had
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